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Leah Forst

Donor Services Officer
Philanthropic Services

(804) 409-5636

What Leah does at the Foundation:

Leah is responsible for the due diligence process which confirms the charitable status of nonprofits to process nearly 4,000 donor-advised grant recommendations annually. She also oversees the grant administration for all non-competitive grants each year. Leah understands nonprofit needs and enjoys learning about the many nonprofit organizations our donors support.


When Leah is not working:

She enjoys spending time with her husband Donald and son Charlie, or reading a good book (especially mysteries and historical fiction).


  • Year Leah joined the Foundation: 2012
  • Loves Vietnamese food
  • Collects vintage pottery and flower frogs
  • Member of two book clubs